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South Carolina’s Workforce: Empowering All

  • Stone River 121 Alexander Road West Columbia, SC, 29169 (map)

An Employer Summit on Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

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Who should attend: Employers

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the SC Disability Employment Coalition is inviting businesses in SC to send your HR or policy staff to the third annual Employer Summit. The Summit will build on your awareness of issues surrounding hiring people with disabilities and help you to create a more inclusive work environment. SHRM and HRCI credit hours are pending. Lunch will be provided and registration is only $35.

We will have national speakers and advocates, Patrick and Rebecca Cokley, keynoting the summit. Read their bios here.

The agenda includes:

  • Strategies to improve recruitment

  • Practical tips for establishing an effective inclusive employment strategy

  • Networking opportunities with disability resource providers

Register for the third annual employer summit here!

While the summit is strictly for employers, we invite service providers to register as vendors in order to connect with employers and share about their organization. Vendor registration is now full!.

Want to do more? Consider becoming a sponsor to show your support and commitment to hiring inclusively. For more information, check out the Sponsorship Form here.

Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this event!

Above image: logos for Able Access, South Carolina Commission for the Blind, Administration for Community Living, Babcock Center, SC BlueCross BlueShield, SC Healthy Blue, Columbia Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), SC Association for People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Chapter, SC State Credit Union, SC Society for Human Resource Management, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Transition Alliance of South Carolina (TASC), Carolina International Trucks, and Walton Options for Independent Living.